• Photograph by Alan Levine

    A Tender Evening in JR Moehringer’s “The Tender Bar”

  • Photograph by Pedro Szekely

    The Music, The Magic, The Men: Exploring Cartagena, Colombia

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    Literary Traveler: One True Sentence

  • Literary Traveler TV Pilot: In Search of The Great Gatsby

    Literary Traveler TV Pilot: In Search of The Great Gatsby

  • Interview with B.A. Shapiro

  • Interview with Dennis Lehane

  • A Golden Opportunity in San Francisco

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Latest Articles

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A Tender Evening in JR Moehringer’s “The Tender Bar”

By Jennifer Locke The local bar: it’s a place both mythologized and longed-for, a place Americans with packed schedules and […]

The Magic, the Music and the Men: Cartagena Delivers for Solo Female Travelers

Creating Beauty from Devastation in Galveston, Texas

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Citizen-Soldier

Emirates Airline Festival: A Literary Oasis Amid the Dazzle of Dubai

Latest Tours

Columbia

COLOMBIA: A Paradise Where Reality and Magic Blur

Destination:  Colombia Dates: February 28–March 11, 2015 (11 nights) For more information on this trip please contact Literary Traveler. 1-855-LIT-TRVL Readings: Chronicle […]

Po’boys and Naughty Girls in N’awlins – The Land of Dreamy Dreams that Defies “Objective” Reality

ALONG THE MIGHTY MEKONG: Cambodia and Vietnam

IN A QUIET CORNER OF ITALY …TRIESTE

ALICE MUNRO: MASTER OF THE CONTEMPORARY SHORT STORY

From the Blog

What’s Your One True Sentence? We want to know what has inspired you.

What’s Your One True Sentence? We want to know what has inspired you.

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” – Ernest Hemingway We have just launched something spe[...]
Thoughts from the First Day of Toronto Pursuits 2014

Thoughts from the First Day of Toronto Pursuits 2014

Guest Post by Ann Kirkland of Classical Pursuits The first full day of Toronto Pursuits was a great success. It was great to see and meet some of the [...]

Latest Book Reviews

By Jessica Monk and Amanda Festa

“Be Your Own Story”: 8 Life Lessons from Literary Commencement Speeches

Brevity isn’t exactly the soul of most graduation ceremonies, and if a commencement speaker can hold you in your seat […]

White Teeth

“The wicked lie, that the past is always tense”: The Genius of Zadie Smith

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse …the wicked lie, that the past is always tense and the future, perfect. – Zadie Smith, White Teeth […]

Travel

bookstore marseille

Bookstore Review: le lièvre de mars, Marseille, France

by Johanna Pittman Normally I’m not much of a book aesthete—despite a dislike of electronic reading, I’ve never been drawn […]

Stop Requested

Choose Your Own Adventure: Bus Trips to Spark Your Wanderlust

By Amanda Festa The idea of the road trip is magic. It is a different kind of travel, about the […]

Gear

IPEVO

IPEVO SuperCharger: The Multi-Tasking Traveler’s New Best Friend

By Antoinette Weil We at Literary Traveler worship books, and as such I don’t think any of us would admit […]

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Literary Traveler Holiday Gift Guide 2013

The closer we get to Thanksgiving (and Black Friday), the more our inboxes are inundated with guides to the newest, […]

Hotels

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A Creative Retreat at Mirbeau Inn & Spa

In early November, the Literary Traveler staff headed out for a retreat. We wanted to refresh our minds, to open […]

The Library Hotel, NYC

The Library Hotel: Literary Luxury in New York City

By Amanda Festa Hotels belong to no one and everyone. They are temporary resting places, providing transient comfort when we […]